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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

A Random Wednesday Conversation Starter

Re: Brian Williams. How big a deal is this, and should network news anchors be vested with "trust" to this degree?


Roger Owen Green said...

Still formulating an opinion. It was wrong. But I REALLY believe he conflated in his mind the events. I've done it, not just on the air.

Call me Paul said...

An interesting article by Dr. Steven Novella on this incident: http://theness.com/neurologicablog/index.php/did-williams-lie/
The short of it is that our memories are notoriously malleable, and our recollections of years-old events are almost always somewhat, shall we say, 'modified' from the actual truth.